Bruce Baker

Rutgers University

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Professor at Rutgers University, focusing on education finance and policy

Bruce Baker on KCRW

In the past 20 years, charters have established themselves as familiar alternatives to the perceived failures of traditional public schools.

Charter Schools Face Growing Pains

In the past 20 years, charters have established themselves as familiar alternatives to the perceived failures of traditional public schools.

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